The hailstorms that brought chaos
The Times (subscription)
Witnesses spoke of a calm, oppressive atmosphere and intense darkness before the storm, and one described the sky at the time as “bathed in a peculiar green colour”. A fierce wind then blew up “approaching like an express train”, followed by a ...
WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans wear British uniform to trick defenders of Ypres
South Wales Argus
The shelling was maintained in the morning but no infantry attack was delivered until the afternoon, when the cannonade increased. It being apparently the enemy purpose to wear us out and to batter our trenches by high explosive so that an easy passage ...
Celebrating Memorial Day
The Beacon (press release)
... representatives from the US Navy, Coast Guard, Great Britain, Canada and the Niagara will give a short speech followed by the unveiling of a permanent plaque commemorating all who served. That ceremony will be capped by a 21 gun cannonade salute.
Hesjedal leads Cannondale-Garmin squad for Giro
“Ryder Hesjedal, champion of 2012 Giro d'Italia, headlines Cannondale-Garmin's 2015 Giro team,” Cannonade sport director Charley Wegelius said in a team press release. “Ryder approaches the Giro in strong form and knows how to pace himself in grand ...